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Everything You Need to Know to Ride the NYC Ferry Lower East Side Route, Sponsored by Hornblower

NYC Ferry operated by Hornblower is excited to announce the launch of its Lower East Side Route this Wednesday, August 29th. The sixth NYC Ferry Route will connect Corlears Hook, Manhattan, and Stuyvesant Cove, Manhattan to hubs on 34th St., Long Island City, and Wall St./Pier 11, connecting millions of New Yorkers to new neighborhoods, growing job centers, housing and more. …

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Mayor Trumpets Launch of Lower East Side Ferry Route

Mayor de Blasio came to the Lower East Side this morning to herald the arrival of the sixth and final route in the city’s new ferry system. …

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Temporary Closure of Suffolk Street between Delancey and Broome Streets – Public Notice (Sponsored)

Site 4 DSA Owner LLC, the developer of 180 Broome Street (Block 346, Lot 175) and Site 3 DSA Owner LLC, the developer of 202 Broome Street (Block 346, Lot 150), are applying for a temporary closure of the segment of Suffolk Street located between Delancey and Broome Streets in the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan Community District 3. …

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Citi Bike Station Returns to Canal Street at Essex Street

Well, that was pretty quick. Last Thursday, Aug. 16, we noted that the Citi Bike station at Canal Street and Essex Street had been …

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Citi Bike Station at Canal and Rutgers Streets Removed

If you use the Citi Bike station at Canal and Rutgers streets (alongside Seward Park), you’ll want to make alternative plans. …

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Delancey Street Will Become a Makeshift Bus Terminal During L Train Shutdown

Transit officials took local elected officials for a ride yesterday. In an effort to calm fears ahead of next April’s L Train shutdown, the MTA and the city’s Transportation Department (DOT) arranged the trip across the Williamsburg Bridge and along Delancey Street, up 1st Avenue and over to Union Square. …

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Bike Count Display Installed Alongside Manhattan Bridge Pathway

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In recent years, there’s been a huge increase in the number of bicyclists using East River bridges. Here’s a visual representation of …

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Grand/Clinton Street Gridlock Solutions Still at Least Two Months Away

You’re going to have to wait a little bit longer to find out how the city plans to relieve traffic congestion on the residential blocks leading to the Williamsburg Bridge. …

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Summertime Fun in NYC with a Charter Bus (Sponsored)

Sitting by the pool with drink in hand, barbecue on the grill, festivals, splashing around at water parks, exploring museums, beach trips, and more– …

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DOT Unveils Plans to Relieve Clinton Street/Grand Street Gridlock Thursday

We all know the area around Clinton Street and Grand Street is a mess. After many months of begging/pleading/cajoling, the city’s Department of Transportation is finally presenting a plan to deal with gridlock in the blocks around the big Essex Crossing development. …

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“Street Seats” Likely Coming to Orchard Street Adjacent to Cafe Katja and Dudley’s

The city’s Department of Transportation is working with two local businesses and the Lower East Side Partnership to create seasonal seating and expanded bike parking on a section of Orchard Street. …

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DOT Planners Commit to Presenting Grand/Clinton Street Traffic Proposal in June

Members of the local community have become increasingly frustrated in recent months as plans from the city to address worsening traffic congestion at Grand and Clinton streets have failed to materialize. …

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Assembly Member Niou Urges MTA to Fix East Broadway Escalator

If you pass through the East Broadway Station with any regularity, you know that the escalator leading up from the F Train platform is frequently out of order. …

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L Train Apocalypse: Dedicated Bus & Bike Lanes Coming to Delancey Street

The other day we mentioned another town hall meeting happening May 9, a week from today, to discuss the looming L Train shutdown. …

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Two More Town Halls Announced to Discuss L Train Shutdown

The city’s Department of Transportation and the MTA today announced another round of town hall meetings to discuss the shutdown of the L Train. …